Security Operations Analyst at Flutterwave

Flutterwave was founded on the principle that every African must be able to participate and thrive in the global economy. To achieve this objective, we have built a trusted payment infrastructure that allows consumers and businesses (African and International) make and receive payments in a convenient border-less manner.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Security Operations Analyst

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Engineering – Information Security

About the Role

  • The team is looking for a Security Operations Analyst who will defend against cybersecurity incidents and identify, analyze, communicate and contain incidents as they occur.

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be

  • To conduct network monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using various computer network defense tools, such as intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, and host-based security systems
  • Conduct log-based and endpoint-based threat detection to detect and protect against threats coming from multiple sources
  • Deploy cloud-centric detection to detect threats related to cloud environments and services used by the organization
  • Correlate activity across assets (endpoint, network, apps) and environments (on-premises, cloud) to identify patterns of anomalous activity
  • Review alerts and data from sensors, and documents formal, technical incident reports
  • Work with threat intelligence and/or threat-hunting teams
  • Provide network subscribers with incident response support, including mitigating actions to contain activity and facilitating forensics analysis when necessary
  • Support the creation of business continuity/disaster recovery plans, including conducting disaster recovery tests, publishing test results, and making changes necessary to address deficiencies
  • Work with security information and event management (SIEM) to manage/tune the system, create/manage the detection content and actively watch for alerts
  • Correlate network, cloud, and endpoint activity across environments to identify attacks and unauthorized use
  • Research emerging threats and vulnerabilities to aid in the identification of incidents
  • Provide users with incident response support, including mitigating actions to contain activity and facilitating forensics analysis when necessary
  • Perform security standards testing against computers before implementation to ensure security

Required Competency and Skillset to be a Waver

  • B.Sc or MA in Computer Science, Information Security, Cybersecurity, or a related field
  • 4+ years of experience in IT audit, enterprise risk management, penetration tester, red team/incident responder, or as a junior security operations analyst.
  • 2+ years of experience with regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks (such as International Organization for Standardization [IS0] 27000, COBIT, National Institute of Standards and Technology [NIST] 800)
  • Experience working with error and solution tracking systems
  • Strong decision-making capabilities, with a proven ability to weigh the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and identify the most appropriate one
  • High degree of technical aptitude, knowing how hardware and software interact, and able to identify problems when they occur
  • Has good judgment and a sense of urgency, and has demonstrated commitment to high standards of ethics, regulatory compliance, customer service and business integrity
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate to all project members and stakeholders.
  • Highest ethical standards and values
  • Pays meticulous attention to detail.
  • Confident, energetic self-starter, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Instinctive and creative

Desired, but not required:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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